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Sep 21, 2010 8:00pm EDT
commitment to america, i tried to enlist in the marine corps. i wanted to defend this country after we had been attacked by terrorists. he not only tried the marine corps, he tried other branches, and repeatedly he was turned down because caesar vargas is undocumented. but his dream has not died. now he is a third-year student at the city university of new york law school. he speaks four languages. he said he is studying a fifth, cantonese. he is an exceptionally gifted young man. and do you know what his ambition is? once again, to join the marine corps, to be in the judge advocate general corps, to serve america, a country which he dearly loves. because of this republican decision, procedural decision, to say we couldn't consider the "dream" act, we won't have a chance to vote on this bill at this time, on this important measure which would give caesar vargas and thousands just like him a chance to volunteer to serve america. i would say to my friends and colleagues on both sides of the aisle where is the justice in this decision? at least have the courage to let us bring this mat
Sep 27, 2010 2:00am EDT
arrange the forces, right? you're a marine officer; right? so, you see how to prepare an ambush. [laughter] >> that's not how i would do it. [laughter] >> i never had any doubt about that, by the way. [laughter] >> no the funny thing is this is exactly the way he prepared the ambush against general carson in 1969 in october when on both sides of the road there were two units shooting at the general's jeep, so, yes, a few bullets hit the jeep -- [laughter] but most bullets hit each other. you go back to 1959, 2003, same thing. the guy is moving in circles, and that's another aspect of his personality. >> if you want to ask a question, please signal, even though we have a long listment what we are going to do is time is limited. i'll ask everybody, we'll take two questions at a time, piggy-back the questions, one question per person, be short and to the point. the first two i have a patrick clawson and michael gordon. please identify yourself. >> patrick clawson, the deputy director here. you explained that documents often lie. what about the transcripts? to what extent was he tel
Sep 8, 2010 1:00am PDT
months ago. -- i served as a chairman of the marin energy authority. we are and 8 member agency consisting of several of the smaller cities. we are a joint power agency. i will move over to the over microphone so i can provide a power point. i will fast forward to a couple of the slides because i know commissioners have them and we are tight on time. i want to focus on some slides. i will go to slide numberfour. that includes the title. the energy authority is primarily focused on clean energy programs there are other things that we are working on as well. right now, we call ours the seed program. we intend to use the legal authority to provide a solar financing district route marin county. we have been very aggressive in seeking grant money from the department of energy and the california energy commission to implement a smart grid technology and command side programs. we are working on some software tools that will facilitate smart grid methodology. those programs are off and launching right now. as the chairman indicated, my main purpose is to update you on our recent activit
Sep 22, 2010 2:00am EDT
you are confirmed, you will be responsible for ensuring the combat readiness of marines and marine corps units. a legendary wartime marine, general victor krulak once stated, being ready is not what matters. what matters is winning after you get there. your job will be to ensure that happens and no one in this room understands how to do that better than you do. you also will be a member of the joint chiefs and a military adviser to the president, the national security council, and the secretary of defense. clearly these two hats the service chiefs wear are related, and their views and advice about issues that could affect the marine corps should be sought out and given great weight by national leaders. general, later today the senate will vote on whether the defense authorization act for fiscal year 2011 should be taken up for debate. despite unanimous recommendations of the four service chiefs, the legislation includes a provision that would repeal the so-called don't ask, don't tell law. i want to emphasize -- the service chiefs, and we will be talking about this on the floor, al
Sep 4, 2010 4:00pm PDT
tradition of the u.s. marine corps. nicole. >> reporter: i is called evening parade. as one of the highlights. a battle of the bands. every friday evening, during the summer, the public is invited on to the marine's oldest military post. called marine washington, the post was established in 1801 to protect ours in's capital. >> in this dy an age, we are more famous for our ceremony marching units an our musical units. the president's own u.s. marine band. >> during evening parades, both bands get to strut their stuff. officially called the u.s marine ban, it was created by an act of congress in 1798. >> played for john adams an his wife and a small party. but it was thomas yev soreson who took office after this who gave us the name the president's own. >> the president needed his own musical unit to perform at different white house functions for those who may attend. >> we played at every inaugural. i believe that is 52 inaugurations over 210 years. we are proud of that fact as well. >> the band is composed of people from all over this country. and only the best of the best are eye
Sep 21, 2010 11:00pm EDT
proud of you. i am proud of our marines, especially their brilliant execution in iraq and afghanistan. north carolina as honor does the second marine expeditionary force and the special operations command. our marines have led the way in afghanistan. specifically the helmand and kandahar provinces. i look forward to working with you one of water contamination issues, if an issue that i am committed to. they affect and the marines and our families need closure. what i'm going to ask you a first is the increase of demand for amphibious forces capable of conducting security cooperation, regional deterrence, and crisis response such as the july 2006 non-combat an evacuation operation in lebanon. this need for increased amphibious capability is emerging in the wake of geopolitical strategic uncertainties, if increase challenges to it assets. the requirement for amphibious ships agreed upon between the department of navy concerned eighth ships, but risk was accepted in reducing the fleet to 33 ships. my understanding is that we're currently down that 31 amphibious ships, with th
Sep 18, 2010 4:00pm PDT
football fields. it has a crew of 360 sailors and can carry up to 700 marines. it sailed up to new york for the commissioning ceremony. as it passed the site of ground zero, the warship fired a 21 gun salute. when we return, we'll learn more about this very special ship. >>> and now our fox in the classroom update. >> i have an announcement. a new plan. for rebuilding and modernizing america's roads and rails and runways for the long term. >> call it stimulus 2.0. president obama unveiling a $50 billion plan to improve our struggling economy by upgrading the nation's infrastructure, rebuilding roads, maintaining railways and restoring runways. according to the president, the money will be doled out over six years at no cost to taxpayers. and will create what many americans are looking for -- jobs. >> this will not only create jobs immediately, it's also going to make our economy hum over the long haul. it's a plan that history tells us can and should attract bipartisan support. >> but republicans are already voicing their opposition, saying americans cannot afford another stimulus. and
Sep 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
football fields. it has a crew of 360 sailors and can carry up to 700 marines. it sailed up to new york for the commissioning ceremony. as it passed the site of ground zero, the warship fired a 21 gun salute. when we return, we'll learn more about this very special ship. assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm doug harrison. we're experts at getting you the power chair or scooter you need. in fact, if we qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free
Sep 5, 2010 11:00pm PDT
with a sudden surge in marine life. this fall, there are record high populations of seabirds, indicating a booming richness in these waters. thick with jelly fish, shrimp and plank ton, rock fish, octopus, salmon and countless smaller fish, plus the top predator here, great white sharks. great whites are drawn to these waters by large numbers of sea- lions, fattened on the new bounty. suddenly off the stern we saw a great white attack. just below this tornado of gulls, a sea-lion, a splash and a slick of red. it was over in seconds. scientists say the abun danes here now is because of a strengthening of a 25-year long cold water cycle called the pacific decatle oscilation it can increase the nutrient rich deep ocean water. >> all of that has been slowly building. it has becoming very rich water over the last several years. >> reporter: researchers recently discovered that it powerfully drives bay area weather. the so-called pdo tracks ocean surface temperatures in the 1920s. a warm phase began with stronger storms and low ocean productivity. in the late 40s, the cool ase brou
Sep 26, 2010 12:00am PDT
on the marin cca program. >> just wanted to give you a very quick update on what has been going on. unfortunately, their staff could not make it down here today, but i did talk to the person in charge of their program, and she gave me some quick updates to relate to you. they have completed the first phase. their model was 20% top-out, and that was pretty close to their modeling, so they had a very good model put in place and are running their program very smoothly. the second phase will be starting in january of 2012, so we potentially at least could beat them to have all their customers served before serving all of there's so we can get our program up and running quickly enough. just as a side note, they are going to be going on with an rfp/rfo process to start building in northern california as part of the process. one thing they are actually doing is they have with their power provided the ability to switch out any power that they want to as they bring their own power online, so they will be going to bid on a different process for solar. they are also looking at copying sacrame
Sep 5, 2010 4:30pm PDT
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Sep 8, 2010 1:30am PDT
means that my colleagues will have to confront a $100 million cost to the government of marin that is in fact a taxpayer's liability. the clean energy drops the cost by 2/3. you can calculate what that cost would be to your government. there are many applications and there will be some politics. >> we are very excited for what is occurring. i can safely say on behalf of the members here, we are rooting for marin. we know that your success is somewhat intertwined with our success. we have a great deal of hope and a great deal of encouragement to see where marin is going. we continue to nurture this relationship over the next few months. we are in leader in this new developing field. we want to demonstrate were california should be going. >> i cannot tell you how happy marin is. good luck with your program. >> thank you. we would like to open this up to public comment. >> good afternoon. we have been watching over the bridges from the east bay and from san francisco. we want to put forward the respect for the way that the energy authority has shown amazing tenacity, persistence, and ala
Sep 7, 2010 11:30pm PDT
from these shores, tens of thousands of sailors and marines left the fight in the pacific in world war ii, and a lot of those sailors and marines who left from here, this was the last time they saw america, and they made the ultimate sacrifice for us. as we transfer this treasure, this island, from the navy back to the city, i hope that all of us will remember the service and sacrifice of every sailor, every marine, living and dead. [applause] and the people who left from here and the people who serve today, risking everything, so that we can celebrate today. that legacy lives on in the young men and women who wear the cloth of this country and who are deployed around the world as we meet here today. when the famous or infamous bates 3 aligning closure process started in 1988, a final result of any individual base closure and transfer could not have hoped for a better ultimate outcome than what has been achieved in treasure island. the navy's charge is to dispose of property in a manner that promotes economic development. that has been done. the transfer of treasure island is a win for
Sep 12, 2010 7:30pm PDT
, abc 7 news. >> coming up, fighting crime in marin county. >> it anges the life of one, then we' been succesul. >> the program that's givin young people a secon chance. we'll be rig back. re prese i want you to >> it's great. i eat anything that i want. key lime pie, pineapple upside down cake, raspberry cheesecake... ...yeah, every night its somethindifferent. oheah yeah...she always keeps them in the house. no nno, i've actually lost weight... i st have a high metabolism or something... ...lucky. [ wife ] babe... ♪ umm, i gotta go. [ female announcer ] over 30 decious flavors at around 100 calories eh. yoplait, iis so good. indulge in yoplait lig's two new flavors. trle berry torte and black forest cake. >>> welcome back. a program aimed at cutting crime in a low income neighborhood of marin county is proving effective. it's cald the phoenix project. our cheryl jennings shows us how it works. >> let'set this set up. >> reporter:4-year-old matthew is being trained in carpentry by ryan lynch with a conservation corp. of the north bay. >> my family was used to seeing me go down the w
Sep 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
? >> the commission is taking a look at it. we have the marine casualty investigation going on. it is premature to say that anything is a weakness. we are pleased overall in the way we responded and we will take a deliberate approach looking at the entire case and come up with some recommendations. >> could you give us a couple of areas that you see -- you are watching all this unfold -- that you think needs to change? >> first of all, having an uncontrolled spill at 5,000 feet below water was something that was new to us. most of our plans were developed for dealing with finite spills. you have a ship with a certain capacity. if it strikes a rock, there is a maximum amount of oil that will be discharged from that ship or a shore facility. you can supply the proper amount of equipment for that. we had something that was happening day after day. it was groundhog day force. everything seemed to be the same, except for when the weather and the kurds were different each day, pushing the oil in different directions. we had to be reactive to that. i think we learned a lot from that. it is d
Sep 14, 2010 11:00pm PDT
iran has shown no sign of wanting to free either of those men shan shan a marin county -- h. - >>> there is a review of the tasing of this man in his own home. this video is from a camera mounted on a deputy's taser. peter mcfarland was just treated by paramedics following a fall when two sheriff deputies arrived. they tasered him three times when he refused to go with them to the hospital to be checked out. mcfarland is suing the deputies. >>> mayor gavin newsom is promising to veto a alcohol fee. under this new law bars and interest distributors would be charged .35 cents for every gallon of beer they sell and $1 for wine and $3 for hard liquor. the fee would generate $16 million to help pay for alcohol treatment programs and drunk driving arrests. again, the mayor is promising to veto that measure. >>> well, it was another big night for the tea party. tonight in delaware, the tea party-backed candidate beet the nine-term man. the party establishment candidate in the gop governor's race. also tonight in new york, democratic voters renominated the long-time congressman char
Sep 7, 2010 5:00pm PDT
the oakland coliseum. we have a starlit night. it's always cool here in the bay area. the marine layer will be laying on thick. bring a jacket, keep it war. let's go, oakland. >> let's go as! dallas is spot on because take a look at in a right there the marine layer in the form of some low clouds and fog. looking out toward the city of san francisco where currently the temperature has jumped up from 57 to 60 degrees. if you are out and about tonight anywhere near the bay of water or the seashore you require a jacket plus we have some stiff winds now out of the west at 22 miles per hour. southwest winds 10 to 20 miles per hour from the coast to inland with temperatures in the 50s. we had a huge drop today down to 22 degrees cooler than yesterday all due to the return of that right there, low clouds and the fog. it's the marine layer. it's being enhanced by this. this is a weak trough. has a lot of colder air associated with it. it's taking a nosedive in a southerly direction and as it does so this marine layer will continue to deepen in the overnight hours. so tomorrow morning, wh
Sep 5, 2010 4:30am PDT
will pass it in san francisco, and i understand marin county is also taking the steps. maybe we will see a little california creep through the rest of the county slowly but surely. supervisor chu: do you know what other counties currently have in place? supervisor alioto-pier: nevada, and currently los angeles has a pilot program. what they found in l.a. -- and was very interesting because everyone talks about the cost of the program, when in fact, you are saving so much that it does end up paying for itself and saving money for the county that would implement it. i. los angeles, what they found is that it is $100,000 a year to take care of a mentally ill patient in the jails, so what they did was they took a very select group of mentally -- mental health clients and pulled them out of the jails, put them into a program at $25,000 a year, and with those cost savings, they paid for the program. so it works very well. all right, why don't we begin with cynthia jackson? pam fisher. if you have heard your name called, you can line up. >> first of all, i want to thank you all for hav
Sep 8, 2010 12:30am PDT
california. so power choice was formed just prior to submitting a bid to the marin energy authority. so we saw an opportunity to utilize our expertise as well as our relationships across the industry to bring together world-class companies to meet the needs of c.c.a.'s across california. commissioner vietor: and you're headquartered now? >> the headquarters on paper is in carmichael, california. we will be building the headquarters of power choice in downtown san francisco. we have been graciously given temporary space and we'll be located there while we go through the negotiation and the next few steps of the process as we get going. then we'll be looking for a permanent headquarters in downtown san francisco. chairperson mirkarimi: we have some good deals on real estate right now. >> i have headquartered -- heard. then you had, the other question was about local jobs in the workforce? chairperson mirkarimi: commissioner, can you speak into the microphone, please. commissioner ellis: as close as i can get, yes. chairperson mirkarimi: you can extend it to you. commissioner ellis: the p.u.c
Sep 7, 2010 10:00pm PDT
very deep nature of this marine layer. this trough to the north is sagging to the south, as it does so, it is enhancing that marine layer. then you have this pool of cooler air rushing on shore as well. tomorrow morning, sun up is at 6:43, nobody is going to see it. clouds gradually retreat back to the coast. hang out all day, is no sunshine at the beaches. temperatures unseasonably cool for the september day tomorrow. anywhere by 10 to 16 degrees below average. in fact we're going to go ahead and pinpoint your neighborhood forecast. san jose 68, average high is 84 degrees. 50s, 60s, line the sea shore, 60s, good as it gets around the peninsula. 57 in richmond and only 68 degrees in livermore. outside number will be 74 degrees in brentwood, otherwise you can count on temperatures in the 50s, at the beaches, and again dillon beach with some drizzle. 72 degrees, with partly sunny skies, in sonoma. there is the extent of the forecast. once the trough passes through thursday, the temperature gradually rebounds but you notice from friday all the way through tuesday it's a pretty stagnant
Sep 27, 2010 5:00pm PDT
in front of marin county judge and was denied. she said that an execution could continue. >>> reporter: in marin county, lawyers representing death row inmates argued about a technicality in the death penalty. said the revised lance ito protocol violates a california law on procedures for new regulations. the 56-year-old brown raped and murdered a 15-year-old southern california girl in 1982. judge adams rejected brown's reprieve and directed the case to the ninth circuit court of appeals. >> mr. brown cannot prove that he will suffer pain if he is executed under the current regulations and he has not demonstrated the likelihood of prevailing. >> reporter: there are plenty of death penalty supporters who think the death penalty never needed to be changed and want the condemned to die as order boot court. lance lindsey isn't one of those people. the director of death penalty focus says the questions that prompted the judge though halt executions in 2006 have still not been answered. >> in terms of how the drug was administered, the kind of training that those who are part
Sep 5, 2010 10:00am EDT
fact that the marine energy has -- the marine industry has felt a bit short changed because of our focus on security. we have a marine safety improvement program that we have been diverting resources to. we are showing improvements there and we have been supported by both the administration and the congress. if we are in good shape. >> u.f. commanded your share of cutters in the day. there is always the question the about the aging fleet. what are we going to do to replace the older covers of a of? where will that money come from? >> first, we have replaced a major portion of our tour boat -- our patrol boat fleet. we have 80% that are out there that aren't more venerable -- that are more vulnerable. if the 110 foot cutters, called the fast response cutters, are being built down in louisiana. we will probably build four to six per year for the next three years. we have reformed our acquisition programs. but we have built up capacity and now we have just chris in our third national security cover -- we have just christendom our third national security cutter. we're hopeful to build
Sep 24, 2010 2:30am PDT
dos lesiones leves... --la fiscalia del condado de marin informo que al joven que manejaba le fueron imputados los cargos de felonia en conexion por manejar ebrio y cometer homicidio involuntario. --un jurado encontro culpable de homicidio a un hombre de 24 aÑos de edad, por la muerte de un policia de san francisco.--se trata de "steven petrilli"" quien dio muerte al agente ""nick- tomasito birco" el 26 de julio del aÑo 2006, cuando choco la patrulla del oficial durante una persecusion. dos personas resultaron heridas de bala, aparentemente tras quedar en medio de un tiroteo ocurrido en la ciudad de oakland.--una de las victimas es un joven de 19 aÑos, residente de antioch, que fue herido en el estomago mientras caminaba hacia su auto.--la otra es una mujer de 33 anos, de san francisco, que recibio un disparo en la cabeza cuando se encontraba dentro de su automovil esperando a su novio.--las autoridades indican que la balacera ocurrio a eso de las dos de la maÑana de este jueves afuera de un club nocturno de la calle "webster". --la policia ofrece una recompensa de 10-mil dolares
Aug 31, 2010 11:00pm EDT
normalizaron las operaciones marítimas y aéreas en el aeropuerto internacional luis muñoz marín, donde cientos quedaron varados por la cancelación de vuelos. las autoridades no bajan la guardia ante la anía de la tormenta tropmo ya lo anticil presidente barack obama se rigio ta del retie las de irak..fernando pizarro nos trae la reacciones... en 1 discurso desde la casa blanca, el presidente obama indico que era hora de dar vuelta la pagina y que a pesar del enorme sacrificio que ha hecho estadoidos, se ha cumplido la tarea en irak. presidente obama "esta noche anuncio que la mision de combate de estados unidos en irak ha terminado. la operacion libertad iraki ha finalizado y el pueblo iraki ahora tiene la principal responsabilidad para la seguridad de su pais." la guerra que costo mas de 4 mil vidas estadounidenses tambien ha tenido 1 precio a quienes la os marines. irak ha sido 1 etapa marcad vid cuando mi mejor amigo fallecio en el combate. desde ese momento para mi la vida cambiado bastanteporque tenia 19-20 anosomo muchos otros veteranos, marroquin se readapta a la
Sep 22, 2010 5:00pm PDT
see it's breaking apart. the marine layer is getting chewed up. when the fog goes away and the winds kick around and go offshore, we'll find temperatures back in the 90s in the bay area. clear and mild tonight. clear, for most locations, along the coast now, pacifica and half moon bay, you may have a little fog. but nothing like we've seen. we're going into our summer -- or our fall time weather. this is the best weather we get. we're gonna have four days days with winds going offshore, warmer daytime highs getting into the 90s at time -- at some point. and we'll watch the air quality. the extended forecast, it's gonna get hot around here especially as we head toward the weekend, the early part of the week. forecast highs, the computer model puts it at 67. i have it at about 73. i just wanted you tophet the goal for the increase of the temperatures -- i just wanted you to get the feel for the increase of the temperatures. this is at 3:00, 4:00, probably around 80. here is the key component. you get the picture. here is the key, warms will be coming north northeast. that's slightly of
Sep 6, 2010 11:00pm PDT
giants. wow! the a's, 32-15, their record in the afternoon continued on at the expense of the mariners. matt, great diving catch. scoreless bottom of the first, coco crisp leading off, first leadoff homer for the a's all year. 2-0 in the fourth. carson back away and forget about it. a's 6-2. that is 6 straight wins at home over the mariners this afternoon. go from baseball to the nfl. the 49ers, by the time you had your dinner and finished it, changed quarterbacks, nate davis was let go this afternoon after one year out. just a few moments later they went out and signed troy smith. he was let go by the ravens and so it will be smith backing up alex smith as the 49ers line it up next week. boise state and virginia tech, fun one tonight. moore, two yard pass to tommy. boise state led virginia tech 17-0 early in the 1st quarter. boise led 26-21. taylor his jared, they come back 27-26. moore up top to austin, and boise state takes the lead 33- 30 and they make it stick. boise state, third ranked, keep that rank in a thriller outside of washington d.c. tennis, a former champion is gone. woz
Sep 2, 2010 11:00am EDT
miles south of vermilion bay. the rig in question is the vermilion oil rig owned by mariner energy. 13 people onboard. 12 are in the water right now. i don't know how quickly you can pull up something -- there you go. there's vermilion bay. >> not far at all from marsh island. the area of concern would be right here. a little target on there for you. yeah, this is an area where you have so many people that work -- obviously they work on the water. it's an awful thing to see certainly as we get more details it's going to be very interesting to find out the exact particulars of what happened. again, this is your area right here in this particular spot. >> and so 13 people reportedly onboard, 12 in the water, one missing at this point. you have a couple of helicopters in the air right now and the coast guard is responding of course. unknown injuries and no known status on the workers. we don't know if they hit the water with flotation devices. we just don't know. so that's what we know right now. let's see the area again one more time here, reynolds. >> back out a little bit, give people
Sep 1, 2010 5:30am PDT
to oregon and washington, one thing that sets our climate is marine, i wonder if anyone else here sees any changes taking place with that layer that has a lot to do with our water supply and also reducing the need for water on the coast? >> really good question. >> as far as we know, the marine layer we think is still going to be with us. one of the interesting facets with this potential change of temperature gradient, the warmer - more warming inland than warming over the coastal ocean is actually the sea breeze circulation, which is - is tied up with the marine layer development and probably the thing or thk big size. there maybe more because of that increase in circulation but i would say this is an area that a waits more of this regional model development that, brad eluded to, that is still kind of on the fringe of our science right now. that's my answer to that one. i think that you can count on still having a marine layer, but i don't know if it will be stronger than it is today. >> yes, doctor and dan, you both mentioned we have models now but that's not a problem, we have
Sep 21, 2010 7:00pm PDT
pennings a block away from the scene of the crash intoxicated. >> marin county investigators say an anonymous donor is offering a 25,000 dollars reward to solve the killing of a 75-year-old woman in tub on. she was found one year ago tomorrow outside rosenthal's home on hillary drive. she was fay it wily shot -- fay it will lay shot the motive remains a history. marin county investigators have spent almost 4,000 hours on the case and interviewed more than 100 people. >>> san francisco board of super visors approved a proposal expected to make it more difficult to buy cigarettes in the sit it. it would ban cigarette sales from grocery and big box stores that operate pharmacies. it closes a loophole in a 2008 city ordinance that prohibits sales in drugstores such as walgreens. a state court sides with walgreens saying the ban unfairly targeted stand alone pharmacies. the final vote is set for next week. >>> supervisors today also passed a special fee on beer, wine, hard liquor sales and mayor newsom promptly vetoed it revenue would have been used to pay the cost of treating alcohol ab
Sep 3, 2010 4:30am EDT
. texas company mariner-energy owns and operates the platform which is designed to pump oil from an underground well located 100 miles south of vermillion bay, louisiana and 200 miles west of bp's broken well. the company said 13 crew members were rescued. this week, the company's oil platform was producing 9 million cubic feet of natural gas and 14 hundred barrels of oil each day. these are pictures from mariner-energy's website of its oil platforms. it says it's among the largest independent oil and gas companies operating in the gulf of mexico. this one day chart of mariner energy stock shows the price fell sharply in the middle of the day on thursday, then recovered most of the loss closing down more than 2%. this second incident, although not as serious as bp's explosion in april still puts the spotlight once again on safety problems with off-shore oil operations. weslynne ashton is with the illinois institute of technology - stuart school of business. she's an assistant professor of environmental management & sustainability. welcome to the show weslynn. so the cause of the fir
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